Scabies and pyodermas – diagnosis and treatment

  title={Scabies and pyodermas – diagnosis and treatment},
  author={Roderick James Hay},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  • R. Hay
  • Published 1 November 2009
  • Medicine
  • Dermatologic Therapy
Scabies and pyodermas are two of the commonest skin infections in tropical settings. They affect large numbers of people, particularly children, and account for a large burden of disease for peripheral health care teams. Despite this there have been significant advances in our knowledge of these diseases, their impact and their management. However there is a need to evaluate these developments in this specific setting, tropical health and in the context of communities with limited resources… 

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